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“Authentic South Indian in a unique 100 years old building”
Review of Bistro India

Bistro India
Ranked #733 of 2,416 Restaurants in Edmonton
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Indian, Seafood, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Oliver
Description: Bistro India is a newly opened Indian resturant located in downtown specializing in South Indian cuisine. We also have a large North Indian selection, which is most common in the city, and a Signature Fusion Menu with Western dishes with an Indian flare to them. We are un upscale resturant that features dining on 2 floors, parking, and live cooking and rated the best Indian restaurant in the city on Urbanspoon. Our kitchen has 2 award winning chefs who worked in 6 star Hotels in India and are capable of producing all kinds of exquisite creations and our hours are 11AM-10PM 7 days a week. We also have private rooms and our upstairs is great for private parties and we also do catering for a very affordable price. We have take-out and we will soon be delivering as well.
Edmonton
1 review
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“Authentic South Indian in a unique 100 years old building”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

We went to this unique restaurant in a group of 10 on a weekday for lunch. I have tasted a lot of South Indian dishes back in England and also when I was visiting India, This restaurant is the only South Indian Restaurant in the entire Western Canada I would say that reminded me of the authenticity in taste and appearance of some of the South Indian dishes we tried. Though they call themselves a South Indian restaurant, their north Indian dishes were very tasty too and quite different from the usual north Indian dishes due to the different spices they cook with. Besides the extremely friendly waiters, the owner herself explained the difference between South Indian and North Indian spices and the style of cooking which was a bonus as it is a small family business who cares about what their patrons think of their food. We were told that it is 100 years old two story home turned into a bistro like restaurant with on-site parking, so in spite of being unique, felt a bit crowded but they have a big dining area with live cooking upstairs for groups over 10. Next time we are moving upstairs.

  • Visited September 2012
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Edmonton, Canada
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Worth a Visit”
Reviewed September 20, 2012

Enjoyed an authentic south Indian lunch with my friend from Dubai. The server was excellent, so friendly and helpful. The dosa was light and crispy, the butter chicken flavorful, tender and spiced well, the sambar was so tasty, the samosas were fresh and crispy and the nan was average. Didn't realize until our server mentioned one of the items in a small bowl was sambar, first time trying it, loved it. Nice decor.

  • Visited September 2012
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Vancouver
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6 reviews
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“Great Service & Tasty Food”
Reviewed September 3, 2012

Had a lovely family dinner at Bistro India. Loved the Madras Dosas and chick pea dish (Chenna). The curries were a tad spicy but still very tasty. Our server, Brandy, was excellent. We had our (fussy) 9 mos old baby with us and she went out of her way to be helpful and accomodating. Thanks for the great service!

Visited September 2012
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Edmonton, Canada
1 review
“south indian”
Reviewed May 16, 2012

Celebrated with my mother, originally from S.india, who enjoyed the food immensely...a change from the westernized versions of Indian food so prevalent nowadays. Great variety of dishes, reasonable portions and prices in a charming setting

  • Visited May 2012
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canada
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“neighbourhood gem!”
Reviewed May 11, 2012

Located at 10203 116 St NW , this is an unpretentious rock solid dining establishment. Great Indian food, great fusion and a very good vegetarian menu. They do have "take-away". I've been there 2 times in the past 6 months and enjoyed each time!

Visited May 2012
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